DiabeticLifestyle Blogs

April 12, 2016

It's a Marathon, Not a Sprint. The Pace is Your Choice!!!!

What does ‘I've been at this a long time’, mean to you?  Recently my son moved out of the house meaning for the first time in 28 years, I have no children living at home.
April 11, 2016

Getting Involved: It's Only as Hard as YOU Make it

Maybe its been a few months, or even years, since diabetes became the ‘new normal’ in your house.
March 30, 2016

Comfort Food Asian-Style

When I was a kid we would go over to my grandparents house every Sunday night. My mom has a sister and two brothers, all of whom would be there with their families.
March 28, 2016

Diabetes Unavoidable in California? That's Debatable!

In between the political debates and endless commentary about how ridiculous/mean/unfocused (pick one – or more) they are, a few other stories have grabbed headlines recently.  One such articl
March 28, 2016

'Why Are You Overweight, Quinn?'

It was like it happened yesterday. I had been hired for the University of Minnesota’s weekly speaker’s series this past fall.
March 24, 2016

Culinary Challenge? Game On!

In my last blog post, my second opinion confirmed that I did indeed have prediabetes.
March 17, 2016

Diabetes: What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been

When I think about the totality of my experience with diabetes, I think of the Grateful Dead’s lyric, “Sometimes it occurs to me/What a long strange trip it’s been.”
March 15, 2016

The 'Hill' is Not Hard to Climb...It's the Knowing You Must Learn

I love the process of government. Next to talking about entertainment (movies and the theatre), little excites me more that discussing government.